Researchers at University College London say that stroke care needs to be centralised in large specialist units in a radical shake-up of hospitals.
Following a stroke, some patients and their relatives describe dissatisfaction with the information they receive about the patient’s outlook for recovery. This study aims to create an intervention for stroke unit staff, which can help them better address the issue.
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
The Stroke Association's response to the latest National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (2016) produced by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
This research aims to improve outcomes for Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) patients by developing new emergency treatments to reduce swelling in the brain after ICH, and improving the care that patients receive.
Made in collaboration with patients and staff, a goal-setting tool should be produced which is helpful to use on stroke rehabilitation units.
35 people from Bristol took part in a Firewalk in the City centre on Friday 27 February 2015.Together they walked around 1,400 feet over hot coals to raise around £3,500 for the Stroke Association.
Winter is full of festive treats, but what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
The Department of Health’s public consultation on Reshaping Stroke Care, which launched in March, closed on Friday 30 August 2019. The Stroke Association has submitted our consultation response for the Department of Health to consider.